FOX Weather Correspondent Max Gorden is in Silvana, Washington, where flooding is occurring after an atmospheric river storm known as a Pineapple Express brought heavy rain to the Pacific Northwest over the past few days.

SEATTLE – was slammed with major this week after days of relentless rain from a deadly atmospheric river storm pounded the Pacific and sent rivers overflowing their banks.

Neighborhoods, roads and highways from the Pacific coast to the foothills of the Cascades were covered with floodwaters, and at least two people in were killed in the flooding.

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    Flooding in Silvana, Washington, on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023. (Willow and Jim’s Country Cafe/Facebook)

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    Flooding in Silvana, Washington, on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023. (Willow and Jim’s Country Cafe/Facebook)

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    Flooding in Silvana, Washington, on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023. (Willow and Jim’s Country Cafe/Facebook)

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    Flooding in Silvana, Washington, on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023. (Willow and Jim’s Country Cafe/Facebook)

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    Flooding in Silvana, Washington, on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023. (Willow and Jim’s Country Cafe/Facebook)

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    Flooding in Silvana, Washington, on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023. (Willow and Jim’s Country Cafe/Facebook)

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    Flooding in Silvana, Washington, on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023. (Willow and Jim’s Country Cafe/Facebook)

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    Four people and a dog were rescued from Al Borlin Park in Monroe, Washington on Dec. 5, 2023. (Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue)

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    Flooding leads to water rescue in Snohomish County, Washington. (Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office)

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    Flooding leads to water rescue in Snohomish County, Washington. (Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office)

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    A flooded street about a quarter mile from the north fork of the Stillaguamish River. Dec. 5, 2023. (@Mysticeti24 / X)

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    From behind some trees, the Stillaguamish River rises around homes in a neighborhood and floods the road. Dec. 5, 2023. (@JohnHopperstad / X)

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    A tree floats along a flooded park in Arlington, Washington. Dec. 5, 2023. (@JBrushertphoto1 / X)

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    A flooded Stillaguamish River, as seen from Heller Bridge in Arlington, Washington. Dec. 5, 2023. (Chelsea Kapica / Snohomish County Parks)

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    The Skokomish River floods in Washington’s Mason County on Dec. 5, 2023. (Washington State Dept. of Transportation)

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    Flooding in Washington’s Grays River Valley on Dec. 5, 2023. (Washington State Dept. of Transportation)

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    Flooding in Washington’s Grays River Valley on Dec. 5, 2023. (Washington State Dept. of Transportation)

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    A home is flooded from the swollen Stillaguamish River in Granite Falls, Washington on Dec. 5, 2023. (Benjamin Jurkovich / Washington Weather Chasers)

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    A home is flooded from the swollen Stillaguamish River in Granite Falls, Washington on Dec. 5, 2023. (Benjamin Jurkovich / Washington Weather Chasers)

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    A mudslide blocks Seattle’s Burke-Gilman Trail on Dec. 5, 2023 (Seattle Parks Department)

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    A mudslide blocks Seattle’s Burke-Gilman Trail on Dec. 5, 2023 (Seattle Parks Department)

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    The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office shared this photo of a car that was stranded in high water on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023. The driver was safely rescued. (@SnoCoSheriff/X)

The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office in Oregon said a man’s body was pulled from Johnson Creek on Monday after witnesses said he fell into the rapidly-moving water.

And another man’s body was found entangled in tree branches within Bronson Creek in Washington County, Oregon, on Tuesday.

Rescues made, fines issued

Vehicles became submerged in floodwater near the Oregon-Washington state line on Tuesday. The Coast Guard reported at least five people were rescued

rescuing five people from flooding on Tuesday near , Washington.

A helicopter crew was able to safely rescue four people who were trapped in their home while it was surrounded by at least 4 feet of water.

They were also able to rescue a man who was stranded on the top of his truck that became stuck in floodwaters.

All the victims were taken to hospital and were listed in stable condition.

First responders had been warning drivers to avoid driving on roads that were covered with water, but several people ignored those warnings and became trapped.

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said they needed to rescue a driver near Silvana who had driven around road closure signs and became stuck.

Deputies said she was safely rescued and then issued a $432 ticket for driving around the signs.

In , four people and a dog needed to be rescued from Lewis Street Park  after they were surrounded by the swollen Skykomish River and Woods Creek, according to Snohomish Regional Fire and Rescue.

Homes flooded in Granite Falls

Video recorded in Granite Falls, Washington, shows the Stillaguamish River overflowing its banks and starting to flood roads and homes in the area.

in , Washington, show water rushing into homes and across roads and vehicles trying to navigate through the flooding as the river reached a record-high crest.

“It’s been at least 20-plus years since I’ve seen it this bad,” Curtis Dobson told . “This is really bad.”

One of those stuck by flooded roads was Jessica Rodrick, who was itching to get back to her two kids in . Jessica and her husband spent hours looking for a path around the sunken roads.

“This is probably the craziest I’ve ever seen it,” Rodrick told FOX 13 Seattle.

Video recorded in Granite Falls, Washington, shows floodwaters covering roads and flowing from homes after the Stillaguamish River overflowed its banks on Tuesday.

According to the , the county’s Flood Warning Center was opened to monitor conditions and and has warned that road closures were possible after the Snoqualmie River rose to a Phase 3 out of 4 on the .

According to the blog, the river’s three forks were recorded flowing at 20,670 cubic feet per second (CFS) leading to potential of moderate flooding.

Washington State Patrol said on X that troopers had responded to more than a dozen crashes since midnight in Snohomish County, with multiple areas with standing water.

Several records broken

Video recorded by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife shows a raging Stillaguamish River at Granite Falls on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023.

It was a record-breaking day across the region when it comes to temperatures, rainfall and river crests.

set records on Tuesday for both warmth and rainfall.

The Emerald City reached a record temperature of 59 degrees and reported a daily rainfall total of 2.39 inches. The rainfall total now ranks as the wettest day of the year and the third-wettest December day on record.

The Stillaguamish River at Granite Falls and crested at 21.34 feet – which is now an all-time record crest of the river.

Rain to persist into Wednesday

An image showing the flood alerts that remain in effect and where the flood threat continues in the Northwest.

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Those hoping to catch a break from the relentless rain will need to wait a little longer as the the will begin to decrease across Western Washington as the shifts south of the area.

But the NWS warns that the flood threat will continue into Thursday.

Rainfall totals from the event ranged from 3-7 inches in the Olympics and Cascades, with a localized maximum of 8-10 inches in the Cascade foothills northeast of Seattle.

For the coast and the interior lowlands, rainfall totals ranged from 2.5 to 5.5 inches, with lesser amounts near the Olympic rain shadow.

A graphic showing the river stages in the Northwest over the next few days.

(FOX Weather)

The upper areas of rivers crested Tuesday evening or are in the process of cresting early Wednesday morning. The NWS said many of the locations in the upper reaches of rivers will be back below flood stage later on Wednesday with the remainder of the rivers dropping below flood stage on Thursday.